My Name Is Snickerdoodle


Ever Had Street Corn? Try This Recipe!

Does anyone else go to restaurants and order the same thing...every time?  My husband is adventurous when it comes to food and will order the special of the day and new dishes almost every time we go out.  Me, however, stick to the same two things and hardly venture from that.  BORING, right?!?! 
I went out with some friends a long time ago to a local taco shop and one of the ladies order their street corn.  I've heard of it, but never had it.  She politely offered some to the table and I politely took a small spoonful. 
Corn as it was always meant to be!  This Street Corn is super creamy and seasoned to perfection!  |


Chicken Teriyaki Bowl Recipe (Made In 20 Minutes!)

I've come to the conclusion that my children won't starve if they miss a meal.  Sometimes dinner time is really stressful and I wish I could just feed them cold cereal every night.  Just think about it.  It would mean eliminating a lot of dirty dishes.   My kids wouldn't cry when I placed the bowl in front of them.  Sometimes it's hard to make all three of my little boys happy and I feel like it's a huge achievement if there are no tears shed over what I've made for our meal.  By either them or me! Ha!


Saying Goodbye Is Never Goodbye

Somethings happen in your life that throw you for a loop.  They typically make you a stronger person if you choose it.  Those events keep you up at night thinking about what's to come or what may have been. 
I've really been wanting to get back to sharing more of my life here and not just fabulous recipes.  Tuesdays seem like a great day for story telling so expect more of it every week.  Not all will be a little sad like this is, but it's something important to me and that is family. 
(Heads up...All these pictures were from my phone so not the best!)


Pineapple Tomatillo Salsa (Only 5 Ingredients!)

It's no secret that I really do love recreating some of my favorite dishes from restaurants we frequently visit.  We don't eat out often, but when we do it's mostly to Mexican places.  We eat copious amounts of chips and salsa before our meal comes out and always get about half our dinner packaged up in to go boxes.  It never really occurred to me to recreate a restaurant salsa because I was just focused on the entree or dessert ingredients.  I rarely buy salsa in a jar anymore, because I know I can make it better at home!  One of my favorites is this recipe on my site, but it was never in attempts to try to mimic another salsa.
Only 5 ingredients make up this YUMMY Pineapple Tomatillo Salsa!  Something different and oh so delicious!  |


Super Fun Science Birthday Party Ideas

I am breaking a big blogger rule right now.  My son's birthday party happened over a year ago and I'm just now sharing it with you.  I hope you don't mind, but I was just cruising through my photo library and discovered them again.  It was something that came together easily and didn't break the bank! 
A fantastic idea for a birthday party theme!  Perfect for boys or that little science buff in your life!


Orange Cream and Nutella Crepe Cake

I am a big fan of birthdays!  Maybe it's the only child in me, but I find it so fun to have a day just dedicated to celebrating you. And what's a birthday without a cake?  Over the last few years I've made my own cake.  I try to make something a little extra special and different.  I created this Orange Cream and Nutella Crepe Cake last year and just found it in my library.  My birthday is coming up in a few weeks and I just might make this again! 
This Orange Cream and Nutella Crepe Cake looks and sounds divine!  Recipe over at


Baby Shower Classy Ballon Garland Decor

I've got babies on the brain lately!  No, I'm not pregnant, but I have plenty of friends who are!  Two showers in three months and another one on the way.  Over Easter I got to hold the beautiful daughter of my friend who I through this baby brunch for.  She was a little dollie and snuggle bug.  My favorite kind of baby! 


How To Grow Grass Inside For Decor

Have you ever just had a project stuck in your head that you wanted to do so badly, but just didn't make the time to do it?  Growing grass in a pot or cup has always been on my to-do list since I was a little girl!  I'm not exaggerating.  I think I did it once for school as part of a lesson, but my grass just never grew. 
I've seen a few pins here and there on Pinterest, but it just seem a little too high maintenance or the seeds were just not ready available.  Then I watched a video from Made Every Day on how she grew grass in adorable bowls and pots within a week.  I was hooked!  Do you subscribe to Dana on Youtube?  You really should.  She's perky and super talented. 
How darling is this grass decor...and it's REAL!  It grows in 7 days and is absolutely too fun for spring!  Get the details over at